Hybrid High-Temperature Superconductor Current Leads for Space Applications

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX09CD52P
Agency Tracking Number: 084621
Amount: $69,994.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: S1.07
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Tai-Yang Research Company
9112 Farrell Park Lane, Knoxville, TN, 37922-8525
DUNS: 091580501
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 David Hilton
 Principal Investigator
 (865) 805-0220
Business Contact
 Christopher Rey
Title: President
Phone: (865) 250-0237
Email: cmrey@tai-yang.com
Research Institution
The Tai-Yang Research Company (TYRC) of Tallahassee, Florida proposes to build hybrid high-temperature superconducting current leads for space applications, including compact adiabatic demagnetization refrigeration (ADR) systems for sensor cooling. The current leads will be configured to meet NASA mission requirements for a low heat leak in a package optimized for electrical currents up to 10 A. The novel, proprietary construction by TYRC consists of a tough, flexible cold end section and a high critical temperature warm end section.

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